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  • The Souls of Black Folkby W.E.B DuBois

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99

    William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was an African American civil rights activist, leader, Pan-Africanist, sociologist, educator, historian, writer, editor, poet, and scholar. The importance of his work to the success of the Civil Rights movement cannot be overestimated. "In the course of his long, turbulent career, W. E. B. Du Bois attempted virtually... more...

  • The Negro Problemby Booker T. Washington

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 0.99

    Here are six historic essays on the state of race relations during the Reconstruction and early twentieth century, written from the African American point of view. These essays show us how far race relations have progressed, and sadly how far we have yet to go. Included are "Industrial Education for the Negro," by Booker T. Washington, "The Talented... more...

  • White Screens/Black Imagesby James Snead

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 43.95

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Black against Empireby Joshua Bloom; Jr. Waldo E. Martin

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    This timely special edition, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party, features a new preface by the authors that places the Party in a contemporary political landscape, especially as it relates to Black Lives Matter and other struggles to fight police brutality against black communities.   In Oakland, California,... more...

  • Conjugal Relstionship of African and Afican Americansby Blanche Saffron Kabengele; Kenneth Ghee

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2016; US$ 179.95

    This study investigates whether racial and historical connections assist in the success of Afican and African-American relationships, or if cultural and patririarchal differences threaten the success of these relationships. The research centers on establishing the success and failure rates of these relationships, and the extent to which racial and... more...

  • The age of Obamaby Tom Clark; Robert D. Putnam; Edward Fieldhouse

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 20.99 US$ 18.05

    Drawing on collaborative research from a distinguished team at Harvard and Manchester universities, 'The age of Obama' asks how two very different societies are responding to the tide of diversity that is being felt around the rich world. 'Guardian' journalist Tom Clark, Robert D. Putnam - best-selling author of 'Bowling alone' - and Manchester's Edward... more...

  • The Known Worldby Edward P. Jones

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.74

    In one of the most acclaimed novels in recent memory, Edward P. Jones, two-time National Book Award finalist, tells the story of Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave who falls under the tutelage of William Robbins, the most powerful man in Manchester County, Virginia. Making certain he never circumvents the law, Townsend runs his affairs... more...

  • Up from Slaveryby Booker T. Washington

    Random House Publishing Group 1999; US$ 11.00

    Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time The Black educator documents his struggle for freedom and self-respect and his fight to establish industrial training programs. more...

  • A Song Flung Up to Heavenby Maya Angelou

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.00

    The culmination of a unique achievement in modern American literature: the six volumes of autobiography that began more than thirty years ago with the appearance of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings . A Song Flung Up to Heaven opens as Maya Angelou returns from Africa to the United States to work with Malcolm X. But first she has to journey to... more...

  • Made in Detroitby Paul Clemens

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.95

    A New York Times Notable BookA powerfully candid memoir about growing up white in Detroit and the conflicted point of view it produced. Raised in Detroit during the ?70s, ?80s, and ?90s, Paul Clemens saw his family growing steadily isolated from its surroundings: white in a predominately black city, Catholic in an area where churches were closing... more...